NS D70 departs the Voltz Mixing Center behind a BNSF B40-8 and a BNSF SD40-2, both of which are sporting BNSF's Heritage I paint scheme.
A pair of BNSF Geeps drag NS Train D70 out of NS Voltz Yard at the start of its trip across KC for BNSF Argentine Yard with autoracks.
Locomotives: BNSF 2789, BNSF 2131
NS Train I24 has dropped off its rear block of autoracks at NS Voltz Yard and proceeds past the Wabash Searchlight Signals at Birmingham Interlocking on the NS Kansas City District-BNSF Brookfield... (more)
The Nickel Plate Heritage Unit leads NS Train 145 past Birmingham on the NS Kansas City District-BNSF Brookfield Sub. on Main Track 1. Coincidentally I was headed to Chicago to shoot none other t... (more)
The Nickel Plate Heritage Locomotive leads NS Train 272, which is working the NS Voltz Yard Mixing Center, and is pulling back out to its train on Main Track 2 after doubling tracks 9 and 10.
One of the few remaining SOO units and an EMD SD30C-ECO rebuild throttle up with CP Train B91-13 at Birmingham southbound with 71 cars for UP Neff Yard our of Liberty on the CP Kansas City Sub.
One of the 2 remaining CNW units on the Union Pacific Locomotive Roster makes a rare appearance in the KC Metro Area heading UP Train MDMFW 29 out of Des Moines, IA on the Spine Line.
Here t... (more)
NS Train I39 comes across the UP diamond on the NS Kansas City District-BNSF Brookfield Sub. at Birmingham past the searchlight signals living on borrowed time. Signal contractor RCL was on site ... (more)
The switch heaters are working nicely at the Claycomo Spur turnout off the NS Kansas City District-BNSF Brookfield Sub.
Yep, it's that time of year again, folks.
KAW Train 410 passes a former CB&Q Searhlight Signal at Birmingham as it leaves the NS Kansas City District-BNSF Brookfield Sub., headed for the KAW Kearney Industrial Spur.
Locomotive: WAMX... (more)
BNSF 2848 is the lead motor on a consist moving west out of Voltz and through Birmingham Jct. with NS D70 in tow. Birmingham Jct is home to 5 railroads, NS, BNSF, UP, CP, and Kaw River Railroad.
This isn't a yard job, this is NS train I39 with a GP60 leading 2 GP38 high hoods at Birmingham. Not very common to find 3 geeps on a road train in 2015!
Eastbound CNW train departing Kansas City
ATSF flood detour train at Birmingham,MO. on the CP/CNW Joint Line.
A UP trackage rights train is about to duck underneath the signal bridge protecting the interlocking between the CP and NS mainlines at Birmingham. Besides the obvious up leader at the front, thi... (more)